3D Environment Artist

Skyhook Games Studio Ltd
Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

We are looking for experienced 3d environment artists to join our team based in Liverpool. We have a number of live projects, so the successful artist(s) will be expected to apply their skills across a range of art styles depending on the day-to-day needs of the studio.  In house is preferred, but remote positions also considered.  Ideally you will have worked as a 3D modeller or generalist at a games studio for 3+years, but strong student portfolios also considered. 

Responsibilities

  • Creating high detail environment assets and props from concept art.

  • PBR and traditional texture creation.

  • Working closely with art team to achieve desired look and quality across all projects.

  • Work within the production schedule, manage files and meet deadlines

Skills & Requirements

Skills

  • High and low poly modelling skills using 3D art creation tools such as Max, Maya or Blender.
  • Experience in Substance Painter, Designer, or Quixel Suite

  • Strong artistic ability, good understanding of form, composition, colour and lighting.

  • Knowledge of optimisation processes for creating game engine friendly assets.

  • Good unwrapping skills for efficient UV layouts.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Solid work ethic and a positive attitude in the face of challenging situations

  • Strong time management and organisation skills

Desirable

  • 2 years + games industry experience.  (Less experience may be acceptable with a strong portfolio)

  • Experience working with game engines such as Unity or UE4

  • Understanding of material and shader setup.

  • Knowledge of other 3D visualisation software such as Z-Brush, Speed Tree or World Machine.

  • Degree in Computer Animation, Game Art.  However, although we’re keen on good qualifications, a good work portfolio and attitude is more important.

  • Drawing, sculpting, and other traditional art skills a plus.

  • Good understanding of game theory and level design.

Important

  • We will need to see examples of your work when applying, so please link to an online portfolio, Artstation page, etc.

  • The role can be either in house or remote.

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option
  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

If you think you meet the requiremnts and are interested in applying for the role, please send CV and links to relevant projects to info@skyhookgames.com 

About the Company

Skyhook Games is an Art Outsourcing Studio based in Liverpool, UK.  We provide high quality 2D & 3D art for the video games industry.   We understand art production, and the challenges faced by teams and companies in an ever-changing landscape.  We provide highly skilled artists at any stage of the development cycle to help clients get their game art finished on time.

We have signed a deal with a leading publisher to develop our first original IP.  We are currently scaling up to bring this vision to reality.